It's been 13 years since Joe Strummer, slipped away, but only seems like a moment, this legendary heart and soul of punk, whose rebel spirit and righteous anger has still not faded, his songs still resonate, with immediacy and warning after all, " the ice age is coming, the sun is zooming in, meltdown expected, the wheat is growing thin."
His lyrics still able to make us think, that help challenge our views of society. He also taught us, that punk is not a uniform, it's an idea, a passionate grassroots idea to create change, standing up for what you believe, about being open minded, at the end of the day we are all individuals , you've gotta do what's right for you, follow your own heart, your own true spirit . So go easy, stay light, stay free, London might still be burning,we still have more than enough time to chant down babylon, after all, the future is unwritten. Know your rights.
Thank you Commandante Joe, gone but not forgotten. R.I.P
Link to Joe Strummer Foundation
remember " Without people, your nothing." - Joe Strummer
" People can change anything they want to and that means everything in the world "
- Joe Strummer
Some favourites of mine:-
Joe Strummer - Redemption Song
The Clash - Clampdown
The Clash - Clash City Rockers